How to Thrive in An Age of Distraction

If technology was intended to free up our time, decrease our stress levels and allow us to automate repetitive tasks, how did it become so distracting? In an effort to free ourselves from a highly administrative environment and allow us...

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Recipients Announced for CPHR BC & Yukon’s 2018 Professional Awards

CPHR BC & Yukon congratulates all recipients and finalists for the 2018 Professional Awards. Recipients were announced Wednesday, May 2 at the annual HR Conference + Tradeshow in Vancouver. Rising Star Award Tierra Madani, CPHR Candidate Human Resources Manager Vancouver Island Brewing Victoria, BC nomination...

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The Perfect Time to Get Creative is Now

By David Usher We all have an image in our mind's eye of the perfect time and space to do our creative work. An amazing studio overlooking the ocean with the brilliant light of a sunset washing colour through the...

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The Time Has Come for Harassment and Violence-Free Workplaces

By Anthony Ariganello, CPHR Bullying, harassment and sexual violence have no place in today’s workplace. Yet, according to a survey conducted for the federal government:10 per cent of respondents say harassment is common in the workplace; 44 per cent say...

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Change Management? Think ‘Loss’ Management

By Bree Groff I have always identified as a change junkie. It’s why I’m in the business of change management. Why I’ve lived in five different cities in the past ten years. And yet, I make my coffee the exact same...

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Learning from Mistakes: The Future of Recruiting in a Digital World

By Sarah Wilson Anyone who visited Walt Disney World during the 1980s and 90s likely has a solid memory of the Tomorrowland attraction. I remember getting onto the ride that took you through history - all the way back to...

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Contributors to Workplace Conflict: Part One

By Paul Godin The first step in managing and dealing effectively with conflict in the workplace is to understand what is creating or contributing to the conflict. If we can identify the main contributors that recur again and again, we...

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HR Thrives in Culture Commitment: Steward, Gatekeeper, Catalyst?

By Nancy Painter Once the domain of anthropologists and sociologists, the understanding of culture has become an area of significant interest in the corporate world. Culture Enables Organizational Success “Leaders now see organizational culture as an enabler of organizational success,” according to...

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